Northrop Grumman Architect/CM Systems Engineer 4_Palmdale CA in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

This is a senior level position in charge of a systems classified server environment. The selected candidate will be expected to understand server infrastructure and how it relates to: Storage systems, backup systems, power systems and HVAC systems. Will need to be able to plan for additional sever capacity based on the direction of the program. Need to be able to plan projects, deal with suppliers, maintain budgets and assign tasks. The candidate should have good project management skills with the ability to manage Systems related projects. Must be able to plan and design new systems based on a given set of requirements and assist the Systems Administrator team when issues arise.

This position will need to be able to communicate to senior leadership on the state of the Datacenter, its needs and future directions. A strong knowledge of the Microsoft Server, and/or Linux/Unix operating systems is desirable. Must have working knowledge of some of the following technologies: Storage Area Networks, file server and email server systems, as well as other technologies like backup solutions, and virtualization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 9 years of Server Systems with a Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • Top Secret Clearance

  • 8140/8570 Certification or the ability to pass Security + before hire date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Server

  • RHEL

  • Scripting/PowerShell

  • Email server (Exchange)

  • The ability to communicate with Senior Leadership

  • Microsoft Certification a Plus

  • Microsoft Office proficiency

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